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Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and videotape titles (all originally derived from film) and a large collection of home movies, amateur and industrial films acquired since 2002. Its primary collection emphasis has turned toward home movies and amateur films, with approximately 12,000 items held as of Spring 2015. Its goal remains to collect, preserve, and facilitate access to films of historic significance that haven't been collected elsewhere. Included are films produced by and for many hundreds of important US corporations, nonprofit organizations, trade associations, community and interest groups, and educational institutions. Getty Images represents the collection for stock footage sale, and over 6,400 items (representing approximately 4,800 distinct films) are available here.

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PLEASE NOTE: Between 2012-2015, we uploaded newer and higher-quality versions of many titles, including one-part files of most films that were previously available only in two or more parts.

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The Field Guide to Sponsored Films by Rick Prelinger was published by the National Film Preservation Foundation in January 2007. It describes 452 historically or culturally significant motion pictures commissioned by businesses, charities, advocacy groups, and state or local government units between 1897 and 1980. The annotated filmography features repository information for some 350 titles as well as links to works viewable online. Also included are an introductory essay and name and subject indexes. The book is recommended for all interested in the history of advertising, industrial and sponsored films.

A free copy of the 152-page NFPF publication can be viewed and downloaded here.

Click to see a Tag Cloud of the Archive's Prelinger Collection.

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Information about Prelinger Library, an appropriation-friendly library of printed materials located in San Francisco, is here.

If you have historical home movies of San Francisco or Detroit that might work in future Lost Landscapes urban history screenings, Rick would be delighted to hear from you. He can be reached here.

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by [Soviet Union]
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Leonid Brezhnev with all sorts of mid-1970s world leaders: Castro, Willy Brandt, Ceaucescu, Erik Honecker, Pinochet, etc. ; at t/c 02:24:51:04, official signing of the August 1975 HELSINKI ACCORDS Human Rights Treaty involving Brezhnev, Gerald Ford, Henry Kissinger, Marshal Tito & other world leaders. The film is basically a puff piece about how beloved Brezhnev is by his people, also containing excellent archival footage of 1910s to 1940s industrial Soviet Union (factories, steel mills,...
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by about Lumberjacks
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by Academic Film Co.
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PRESENTS THE ARGUMENTS PRO AND CON & THE ACCEPTANCE ON THE PART OF OUR FOUNDERS FOR SUPPLEMENTING THE CONSTITUTION BY THE ADDITION OF THE first ten AMENDMENTS. FRANKLIN, WASHINGTON, MADISON, RANDOLPH & OTHERS ARE PORTRAYED IN THEIR HISTORIC ROLES. 19:22:30 Stagy recreated historical drama featuring George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Rudolph, Henry Knox 19:23:00 CU Declaration of Independence 19:23:27 CU U.S. Constitution...
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Academic Films
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U.S. government in process, showing many senators and representatives of the time and departments in the U.S. Capitol.
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by Academy Films
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eye 1,276
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comment 1
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by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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Stresses the importance of secrecy on the part of military personnel and workers engaged in defense activities, and shows the results of careless talk. Ship explosion, sabotage, and disastrous events result from thoughtless revelation of information to enemy. STOCK SHOTS: excellent spies in action; explosion; ship on fire being sprayed by fire ships; the work of a saboteur; bodies being carried away; great titles over smoke: "THOUGHTLESSNESS BREEDS SABOTAGE" soldier on phone with...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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eye 9,499
favorite 21
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Loose lips sink ships.
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Topic: World War II: Homefront
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by Academy Productions
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eye 1,182
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Defines the profit motive and dramatizes the part it has played in the economic development of our country. Stresses the need for continued industrial profits if our economic vitality is to endure. Great 1948 color cartoon about the American entrepreneurial spirit and the temptation to do evil in big business; monopoly busting. 04:48:22:19 Discouraged looking boy stirring bubbling pot to make soap; CU boy says “Shucks, if I didn’t have to work think of all the phone I could be having”;...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Aegis Productions
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On carpet cleaning Nice sequence of late 1950s-early 1960s teenagers dancing in living room, making mess
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by Aetna Casualty & Surety Company
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Demonstrates causes and effects of such unsafe driving practices as passing on a curve, driving after drinking, following too closely, and speeding. Lots of near misses.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Aetna Casualty & Surety Company
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Demonstrates causes and effects of such unsafe driving practices as passing on a curve, driving after drinking, following too closely, and speeding. Lots of near misses.
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by Aetna Casualty & Surety Company
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eye 21,895
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Set in a toy tabletop town, this film uses brightly colored model cars and trucks to demonstrate a range of driving safety scenarios. The number of near-misses and accidents would make for an extremely violent film if real vehicles and people were used, but the models keep the feeling of mayhem at a distance. An unusual example of a rich tradition within the safety film genre: the tabletop model.
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Topics: Safety: Automotive, Animation: Stop-motion, Surrealism
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by Affiliated Aetna Life Companies, Motion Picture Bureau
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eye 380
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Terrific film about juvenile delinquency during World War II. From the early sensationalist days, before warm and cuddly social guidance films took over. Intended for adults.
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by Affiliated Aetna Life Companies, Motion Picture Bureau
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eye 353
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Terrific film about juvenile delinquency during World War II. From the early sensationalist days, before warm and cuddly social guidance films took over. Intended for adults.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Affiliated Aetna Life Companies, Motion Picture Bureau
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Woman passing fake $10 bill at general store. Many shots of people spending money. Many shots showing the production of currency at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Treasury Department interior shots.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 4,014
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Title Card: "American Frontier" and opening credits superimposed over U.S. map. Film describes events taking place after discovery of oil in Williston Basin, North Dakota. CU U.S. map with major relief landmarks. Sweeping LS barren prairie (The Williston Basin of Montana and The Dakotas); grazing cattle dotting prairie. Desolate lake shoreline. CU weed poking through sand or snow. LS sand or snow blowing across desolate road. VS weather-beaten shack. CU wind blowing sand passed...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 16,273
favorite 34
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Dramatizes the origin and nature of a wife's jealousy.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: Marriage, Gender roles, Psychology
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 5,603
favorite 7
comment 2
Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Psychiatry, Social services, Nursing
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 978
favorite 4
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Discusses a young woman's negative appraisal of each new man she meets. Ultimately, she learns that selfanalysis must come first, that she must accept the possibility of making certain changes in herself and fewer demands on other people.
Topics: Marriage, Social guidance, Gender roles
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 2,852
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Depicts the everyday life of a family whose relationships are strained to the breaking point.
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 6,467
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Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Psychiatry, Social services, Nursing
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 563
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comment 2
Shows how American school children are taught the value of democracy, freedom and good citizenship.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 441
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comment 0
Shows how American school children are taught the value of democracy, freedom and good citizenship.
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 812
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This simple and affecting story tells how Tommy Randall comes to understand the anger that has led him to steal money from his teacher's purse. It shows how he is helped by Dr. Marshall, a psychiatrist at the Child Guidance Clinic, and how his mother's conversations with Miss Clark, a psychiatric social worker, help her to come to terms with her feelings toward Tommy and her own mother. Angry Boy portrays the mental health establishment as a benevolent force dedicated to unselfish service....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 9,951
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Post-World War II film for young couples advising them of means to strengthen their marriages. Directed by Alexander Hammid.
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Topics: Social guidance, Marriage, World War II: Postwar issues
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 599
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Shows how two young couples have built lasting marriages by a clear analysis of their mutual aims and cooperation in achieving them. One couple, university graduates, have many interests in common. The other couple, a business man and a teacher, center their mutual affection in their son. Designed to be used with a marriage text.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 7,208
favorite 12
comment 0
Humanistic film showing the effects of an oil discovery on Williston, North Dakota and the surrounding region. The beginning of this movie is missing.
Topics: Rural America, Oil industry, North Dakota
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 36,020
favorite 41
comment 4
Alexander Hammid's sensitive narrative of how a pre-adolescent boy is helped by a psychiatrist to come to terms with his feelings.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Psychology, Medicine: Psychiatry, Children: Psychology
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 8,645
favorite 32
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Dramatization of the experience of a young married couple whose quarrels undermine their happiness and prevent the development of adult love based on mutual understanding.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Marriage, Social guidance, Gender roles
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 13,578
favorite 25
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Alexander Hammid's sensitive narrative of how a pre-adolescent boy is helped by a psychiatrist to come to terms with his feelings.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Psychology, Medicine: Psychiatry, Children: Psychology
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 6,467
favorite 10
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Uses case studies to show why teenagers drop out of high school. Explains that some have problems in school, need money, are socially isolated and wish to assume an adult role. Filmed in Los Angeles. Writer and producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Henwar Rodakiewicz.
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Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Society: Education
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by Affiliated Film Producers
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eye 1,073
favorite 5
comment 1
This Charming Couple, one of a series of five films on courtship and marriage designed to be used with Henry Bowman's textbook Marriage for Moderns, was part of the massive postwar response to family disintegration and problems. Most educational films hover safely within the realm of conventional wisdom. They feature characters who are not too attractive, not too smart, and not too unusual-the better for ordinary students to identify with. Not This Charming Couple. Like the other Marriage for...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 619
favorite 3
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Shows that compromises and adjustments are necessary in maintaining a happy marriage, stressing that patience, love and understanding help achieve a good balance where neither is boss, but both are partners. Correlated with the textbook 'MARRIAGE FOR MODERNS.'.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 743
favorite 3
comment 1
A dramatization of the experience of a young married couple whose quarrels undermine their happiness and prevent the development of adult love based on mutual understanding.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 1,072
favorite 1
comment 1
Tells the story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of emotional aspects in her work.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 3,984
favorite 8
comment 4
Shows how American schoolchildren are taught the value of democracy, freedom and good citizenship.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Citizenship, Society: Education, Cold War
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 5,132
favorite 7
comment 2
Uses case studies to show why teenagers drop out of high school. Explains that some have problems in school, need money, are socially isolated and wish to assume an adult role. Filmed in Los Angeles. Writer and producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Henwar Rodakiewicz.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Society: Education
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 36,563
favorite 84
comment 15
Marriage training film dramatizing a partnership too fraught with conflicts to survive. Produced as part of a post-World War II initiative to make marriages more sustainable in the face of postwar dislocation. An unusually literate, neo-realist film produced by a talented group of documentarians. A series of films based on the textbook "Marriage for Moderns," by Henry A. Bowman. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Writer: H. Partnow (pseudonym for blacklisted screenwriter Millard Lampell)....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews )
Topics: Marriage, Social guidance, Gender roles
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 19,681
favorite 44
comment 9
Premarital advice for young women.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: Marriage, Social guidance, Gender roles
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 12,219
favorite 19
comment 1
Humanistic film showing the effects of an oil discovery on Williston, North Dakota and the surrounding region.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Rural America, Oil industry, North Dakota
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 516
favorite 4
comment 0
Depicts various factors that stimulate teenagers to drop out of school, using several case histories for illustration. Lists various reasons for dropping out, such as academic failure, need for money, and lack of being part of a group. Illustrates the feeling of a need to grow up on the part of the dropouts as they try to assume an adult role. Explains the 4-4 plan (4 hours in school and 4 hours at work), the work of the counselor, and the contribution of the "work experienced"...
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 842
favorite 3
comment 1
Shows how two young couples have built lasting marriages by a clear analysis of their mutual aims and cooperation in achieving them. One couple, university graduates, have many interests in common. The other couple, a business man and a teacher, center their mutual affection in their son. Designed to be used with a marriage text.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 1,988
favorite 4
comment 1
Produced by Irving Jacoby and Alexander Hammid. Directed by Alexander Hammid. Filmed in and around the Huron Valley Child Guidance Clinic in Michigan. This simple and affecting story tells how Tommy Randall comes to understand the anger that has led him to steal money from his teacher's purse. It shows how he is helped by Dr. Marshall, a psychiatrist at the Child Guidance Clinic, and how his mother's conversations with Miss Clark, a psychiatric social worker, help her to come to terms with her...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 8,099
favorite 14
comment 4
Choose your marriage partner with care and accept him or her for what he or she is.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Marriage, Social guidance
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by Affiliated Film Producers
movies
eye 20,988
favorite 52
comment 4
Husband and wife struggle to attain a balance of power in their marriage. This neorealist social guidance film was directed by Alexander Hammid.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Marriage, Social guidance: Marriage, Gender roles
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by AFL-CIO
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eye 963
favorite 0
comment 1
Shows the work done by a large hotel-restaurant staff. Provides information on the hotel industry and the need for training in its various phases. This film presents the variety of jobs that take place in the preparation and clean up of a large hotel banquet. It displays shots of waiters setting tables, cooks preparing soup, meat, fish and dessert items on a grand scale, the woman who prepares the linen, the bartenders preparing drinks, and the cleanup after the diners have completely departed....
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by AFL-CIO
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eye 6,207
favorite 7
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Occupations: Service
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by Agrafilms
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eye 335
favorite 2
comment 1
Skeletal Entry
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Agrafilms Productions
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eye 5,503
favorite 10
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Kodachrome epic showing the manufacture and processing of dairy products, together with the American middle-class lifestyle they enrich.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Agriculture: Dairy industry, Food: Dairy industry, Occupations: Dairy industry
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by Agrafilms Productions
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eye 547
favorite 0
comment 0
Excellent color (Kodachrome).
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by Agrafilms, Inc.
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eye 333
favorite 1
comment 1
A small town decides that it's best to abandon direct control over its children's education in favor of centralized school districting (i.e., abandoning it's little schoolhouse for a large one full of goodies down the road). Directed and filmed by people with socialist leanings; lots of CUs of faces and many quiet, reflective moments.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Air Research and Development Command
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eye 1,009
favorite 3
comment 0
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by Airlie Productions
movies
eye 882
favorite 7
comment 1
Some good images of suburban homes, patients in hospitals, high schools and parties.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Airlie Productions
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eye 5,185
favorite 19
comment 1
Narrator: Robert Mitchum. 0:49:17 VS Chicago cityscapes: tracking shot along highway, tracking shot from street, corn-cob apartment buildings 0:49:31 VS tracking shot of suburban street 0:49:35 LS great aerial of San Francisco 0:49:41 MS San Francisco street car (with Tanqueray ad on side) goes down hill 0:49:52 CU street sign on corner of Haight and Ashbury 0:49:54 CU stern cop wearing sunglasses 0:49:57 CU blond hippie makes strange hand gesture, looks like he's tripping, friend adjusts his...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Airlie Productions
movies
eye 19,126
favorite 41
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Traces the history of opium and how it has led to the present day usage of heroin. Examines the methods and procedures of organized crime in transporting the drug to the United States and its toll on the streets of America. Includes methods of combatting the problem and interviews with addicts who discuss their compulsion for drugs. Narrator: Paul Newman. Directors: Charles E. Francis, William Templeton. Producer: Frank Kavanaugh.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Substance abuse: Drugs, Crime and criminals, Cities: U.S.
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by Airlie Productions
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eye 3,813
favorite 17
comment 1
Narrator: Robert Mitchum. 0:49:17 VS Chicago cityscapes: tracking shot along highway, tracking shot from street, corn-cob apartment buildings 0:49:31 VS tracking shot of suburban street 0:49:35 LS great aerial of San Francisco 0:49:41 MS San Francisco street car (with Tanqueray ad on side) goes down hill 0:49:52 CU street sign on corner of Haight and Ashbury 0:49:54 CU stern cop wearing sunglasses 0:49:57 CU blond hippie makes strange hand gesture, looks like he's tripping, friend adjusts his...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Airlie Productions
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eye 1,176
favorite 4
comment 1
Traces the history of opium to the present day usage of heroin. Examines the methods and procedures of organized crime in transporting the drug to the United States and its toll on the streets of America. Includes methods of combatting the problem and interviews with addicts who discuss their compulsion for drugs. Narrated by Paul Newman.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by Aladdin
movies
eye 1,385
favorite 4
comment 2
Some comedy sequences, people running over around and behind bathing changing rooms
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by Albert (Eddie) Productions
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eye 2,122
favorite 4
comment 1
Shows a seventh-grade class as they view and discuss an animated film which traces human growth from conception to adulthood. Differences in male and female structural development are emphasized. A mixed group of seventh grade youngsters in a class situation view and discuss animated film. The film traces human growth and development of the organism from mating through pregnancy and birth, then from infancy through childhood and adolescence to the adult form. Differences in male and female...
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by Albert (Eddie) Productions
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favorite 9
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Union and management cooperate in a Hoboken, N.J. pencil factory.
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Topic: Labor: Negotiations
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by All American Productions and Publishers
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eye 462
favorite 0
comment 0
Shows how the tennis instructor teaches tennis to beginning and advanced students. Includes an analysis of the basic fundamentals of tennis--serving, forehand and backhand drive, forehand and backhand volley, and the smash.
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by All-Scope Pictures, Inc.
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eye 2,495
favorite 2
comment 1
The origin of California's prune (now officially called "dried plum") industry.
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Topics: Agriculture: Food industry: Prunes, California: Agriculture
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by All-Scope Pictures, Inc.
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eye 1,001
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by All-Scope Pictures, Inc.
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eye 534
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by All-Scope Pictures, Inc.
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"Sunny Sweet," a cartoon prune, gives us a tour of prune growing and processing operations in California. Also promotes health effects of prunes.
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Topic: Agriculture: Food industry: Prunes
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by All-Scope Pictures, Inc.
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favorite 3
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The origin of California's prune (now officially called "dried plum") industry.
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Topics: Agriculture: Food industry: Prunes, California: Agriculture
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by Allen (Ken)
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favorite 4
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Conclusion of the Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay, California.
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Topics: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical, World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40
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favorite 1
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San Francisco Bay Bridge during construction at various times showing progress of bridge. Oakland and San Francisco, California Great historical footage of the construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in 1930s. Workers standing on steel beams, steel beams craned into place.
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by Almanac Films
movies
eye 523
favorite 4
comment 1
eclipses
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by Almanac Films
movies
eye 13,858
favorite 31
comment 1
Quirky science film on the heart and its diseases.
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Topic: Medicine: Heart
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by Almanac Films
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comment 1
Explains the types of people, modes of transportation and various physical dangers in the period of American expansion westward. Shows the building of a frontier fort with primitive tools and native lumber. Skeletal entry
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by American Airlines
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eye 2,469
favorite 3
comment 0
Mood of San Francisco ca. early 1960s
Topic: industrial film
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by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California
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eye 8,438
favorite 13
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In May 1960, students and progressive activists opposed to the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) demonstrated when HUAC held hearings in San Francisco's City Hall. San Francisco police turned firehoses on the demonstrators, washing them down the main staircase of City Hall, and the resultant publicity did much to engender the social consciousness of the 1960s. HUAC sympathizers produced a film, "Operation Abolition," condemning the demonstrators as Communist-inspired...
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Topics: Social issues: 1960s, Civil rights, San Francisco: Political activity
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by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California
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eye 6,145
favorite 14
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In May 1960, students and progressive activists opposed to the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) demonstrated when HUAC held hearings in San Francisco's City Hall. San Francisco police turned firehoses on the demonstrators, washing them down the main staircase of City Hall, and the resultant publicity did much to engender the social consciousness of the 1960s. HUAC sympathizers produced a film, "Operation Abolition," condemning the demonstrators as Communist-inspired...
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Topics: Social issues: 1960s, Civil rights, San Francisco: Political activity
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by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California
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